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" and it features the man we choose tonight as our "person of the week." geoffrey canada has created a bold experiment. >> this is not one of those issues that you have a crisis and you say, there's nothing you can do. >> reporter: his solution, the harlem children's zone in manhattans historic and troubled neighborhood. >> what we wanted to see in harlem was our community looked like middle class communities, where kids had health care and they were eating nutritious meals. where young people didn't have to worry about gangs, and being shot and being killed. >> reporter: the luckiest attend the charter school in the heart of the zone, promises academy. what happens here is being called a miracle. canada's poor minority students are doing as well as their more privileged peers across the country. 650 promises academy graduates are now in college. here's the rub. the only way to get in today is through a heartbreaking lottery. >> and the last number -- >> reporter: but more money is pouring in. he just received a $20 million gift from goldman sachs and, this week, the white house awarded gra
of the olympics. o canada >> reporter: she had a number one song in her home country of canada. i believe in the power that comes ♪ >> reporter: with a voice that would leave simon cowell speechless. >> i don't consider myself to be a big deal. i'm just nikki, you know? >> reporter: we spent a day on the town with the 16-year-old and her mom. and, at every turn, she found musical inspiration beyond her years. >> billie holliday is playing. >> reporter: you have an ear for it? >> it's disticket. it's like leal, you hear it once and you know it's her. and her time is so good. nobody has time like that. >> reporter: this ability came early to nikki. she's been singinging since age 11. then, at 12, a music teacher turned her onto jazz. she learned ella fitzgerald's "airmail special" by heart. then vowed the crowd with it at a jazz festival in montreal. now, as she prepared for her last year of high school, she's traveling the globe, hoping to become the latest in a long line 0 canadian exports who have all conquered the music world. i heard you scat, too. >> i do that. >> re
the energy riding across the great lakes and through the border into canada. we may have a diminished chance of getting storms today as we had one frontal boundary push off the coast. we did tap into that 90-degree range and you'll notice the 90s curving their way back toward columbus, ohio, we were almost as hot as atlanta, georgia yesterday and we did beat charleston, south carolina. a lot of 70s and mugginess down here. a true sense of midsummer heat and the air mass trying to hang on to that last season. we bring it home and watch that energy to the northwest. we'll watch another line of showers and storms. this is the way the computer model looked yesterday afternoon. we did survive the trip with the added heat and energy. there could be another round today. i'll keep a threat isolated which means a 30% shot or less. anding to if again on friday. most of the weather back to our west. but until then, we have more heat to go. today 88, we'll probably push the limit of night in any spot. there will be the chance of showers and storms in the afternoon evening. patchy fog at 65. for tomorrow
pattern has high pressure coming down from canada and we have that cool, dry air as this cold front has passed through. you can see the warmer air to the south and that will continue over the next several days or so. we are looking at the tropics and we have tropical storm ior. for today, that temperature is going to be around 78 degrees. mostly sunny, and it is going to be mild and breezy. so it's going to be a great day to get out there and eat that lunch outdoors. i would say, the winds are going to kick up. you could see a lot of trash blowing across the area. if today is your trash day, bring that trash indoors because it will be everywhere. tonight, that temperature coming in at 56 degrees. it's going to be mostly clear and cool. so yes, another cool evening and then another cool morning as well. but tomorrow, that temperature right around 77 degrees. so 78 today, 77 tomorrow. still lots of sunshine in the forecast. it's going to be mild and still going to be on the breezy side as well. let's take it over to traffic with kim brown. >> thanks linette. we are off it a good start. i
school student took down a 450-pound bear with a bow. jessica was hunting her dad in canada when she saw the bear chasing a cub. >> it was a really aggressive bear. the cub went up the tree and was screaming and crying and it was just horrible. i got a little shaky once i pulled back. >> jessica is not only talent its bind the bow. she caught a 20-pound salmon in lake michigan. she is a good person to go huntingw. >> quite the outdoor girl. we will get a lieutenant of rain in here tonight and through the day tomorrow. flood watch is up for most of the state right now. take a look. this is -- most of the state. along the chesapeake the tides probably two to three feet in some spots above normal. coastal area as long the bay watch out for that. the radar right now heaviest rain well to the south. beginning to move into maryland. headed toward the baltimore area and through the day tomorrow, hour through hour the rain will be heavy. it'll start to taper off in the afternoon. >> hopefully out by the big race. >> yes. we will be dry by then. >> thank you for watching. don't forget about
to leave. one road was a slow-moving mess yesterday. they're now on the road back to canada. bill isler and his family were forced to leave their vacation last night. >> they kicked us out of the house this morning. >> there have been times when people sworn it's not going to touch us and within three hours it's on top of us. fema is shipping 300,000 meals to north carolina and massachusetts. >> stay with abc2 news for complete live team coverage as earl moves up the east coast. we'll have live reports setting up. join us at 4:00 this afternoon. we'll be on live for a special one-hour special tracking hurricane earl. we'll be live from ocean city at abc2 news at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. we'll be on the air at 4:00 in the morning. live team coverage will continue throughout the day. >> as always, you can get the very latest on hurricane earl on our website, abc2news.com. we have up to the minute news on our homepage for everything you need to know about earl. click on hurricane center. >>> 5:36 right now. a hostage situation at the headquarters of the discovery channel cable tv network ends
view on abc 2 news.com. >>> consumer safety boards in the u.s. and canada are yet to find a link between pampers dry maximum diapers and severe cases of diaper rash. more than 4700 cases of unusually severe diaper rash have been reported in infants that have worn the dry maximum diapers. >> check out this video from massachusetts. an suv crashes into a store after closing. the driver fell asleep at that time wheel. >>> this video from germany of a chaotic situation. you see a man backing from police. he had a knife to a hostage's throat. this happened after he threatened several at a gas station. the police shot the man with a taser. no word on a motive for this incident. >>> the familiar blue going green at that time harbor. not so much a new look but an co friendly glow for this local landmark. boss: and now i'll turn it over to the gecko. gecko: ah, thank you, sir. as we all know, geico has been saving people money on rv, camper and trailer insurance... ...as well as motorcycle insurance... gecko: oh...sorry, technical difficulties. boss: uh...what about this? gecko: what's th
to canada. bill isler and his family were forced to abandon their two-week vacation and drive back to maryland last night. they kicked us out of the house this morning. there have been times when people have sworn to us it's not going to touch us and three hours where it's right on top of us. >> fema shipping bottled water, generators and 300,000 meals to north carolina and massachusetts. >> we're live where there's water everywhere, except your bathtub. we're all over the place here. stay with abc2 news for complete live coverage as earl moves in. join us at 4:00 for a live one-hour special tracking hurricane earl, leading into abc2 news at 5:00 and 6:00. we'll be live from ocean city. tomorrow, good morning maryland starts one hour early at 4:00 a.m. and our live team coverage will continue throughout the rest of the day. >> you can get the latest on hurricane earl on our website, abc2news.com. check out the up to the minute news on our homepage and for everything there you want to know about earl, we have you covered. click on the weather tab, when you get there, click on hurric
will continue to just march in overnight. funneling in over the canada. we get cooler tomorrow night chillier and another day, into the 70's. those numbers north of us. detroit down to 59. that is what is headed our way. just a few clouds at time this evening and into the day tomorrow. no big deal there and out in the tropics. we are keeping an eye. we have to watch now. egor as it makes its way out in to the open waters of the atlantic. this is expected to be a hurricane. we will watch egor. that names sounds ominous. 57 overnight. nice day. sun, 78 though. cooler still breezy. very mild. tomorrow night as we talk about chillier night of 54. the outlook here the next seven days. fall like days, thursday from you saturday. keeping our fingers crossed. hopefully a damper on that enhanced fire risk. >> thank you. a routine trip to the hair salon led to criminal charges for a mom in ohio. joanne took her daughter for a haircut. she was told there would be a 45 minute wait so she stepped outside. the salon took her daughter in early. when she came back in she saw the stylist cutting her bangs an
into the northern territories of canada there and become just a big rain maker well north into the atlantic. as we check out the watches and warnings left not many. they are mainy tropical storm watches, it's worth recapping. just one last time a look at the size and scope and power of what was once a category four hurricane but as so often happens as it worked in to the northern cooler waters, juror around the virginia knock north carolina border. you may be thinking about what's behind earl right now? the answer not much. we have fiona but it's just a tropical low. when you get the powerful hurricanes coming through tends to churn up cooler water and make agriculture a hard time for storms behind the big storms to get strong. its cooler air on the march. that's what we will notice. breezy conditions. you can see the cool air on the march. 65 cincinnati. that's coming in through the day tomorrow. overnight, 65 partly chady. tomorrow through the day muchl key day. 78, and quite a bit of wind out there through the middle part of the day. shelly tomorrow night 55 on a cool north breeze. we keep the
new england and then coastal canada later this week. abc 2 news at 6:00 starts right now. . >> announcer: now, abc 2 news at 6:00. bp . >>> battle reese, flash lights, chargers, battery back up. >> mother nature can do some heavy damage and i'm afraid of that. >> this looks like it's 25 miles wide. >>> well the clock is ticking and tonight up and down the east coast they are on alert on the move as hurricane earl churns closer to maryland. good evening, i'm kelly swoope. the mayor of ocean city says the town's beaches have now been closed to swimmers at least until saturday. tonight abc 2 news is work to go give you the very latest on how much punch this storm is packing and how to get prepared. we have live team coverage spanning from baltimore to the bay bridge and down to the ocean. we have christian schaefer, where he has been talking emergency operations officials throughout the day. so, chris, what can you tell us about the latest plan of action for hurricane earl? chris? >> reporter: kelly, that was really did big news that came out of this afternoon, the beaches h
. kelly. >> thanks, wyatt. a town in canada is trying a futuristic way to get drivers to slow down. what looks like a girl running after a ball in the street is really just a painting, but it is painted in such a way as you drive up to it it appears three- dimensional. it is part a big push to get drivers to follow the rules. >> we see speeding. we see ignoring parking, no parking regulations, talking on cell phones, et cetera, so really just irresponsible driving behavior. >> the illusion is in a trial period for about a week while officials see if it really does any good. >>> in terms of high fashion plus used to be a minus. not any more. some of the biggest names in the business now embrace more generous figures. >> storm gear and promotional consideration provided by l l bean. ty tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he sa
. earl is being blamed for one death in canada. a man who drowned off halifax. >>> and another storm menacing the gulf coast this morning. right now, a tropical depression off texas that could become tropical storm hermine. it's expected to make landfall in mexico tonight, which means heavy rain and flooding across southern texas starting today. >>> and now for this morning's weather from around the country. severe storms in the nation's midsection. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail and the chance of tornadoes and flash flooding. in the twin cities, des moines and omaha. windy from the dakotas and wyoming. light rain in seattle meanwhile, showers in south florida. >> 90s from miami to dallas. 80s here in new york and 78 in boston. 80s in detroit to kansas city, 73 in minneapolis. 60s in fargo, billings and seattle. phoenix heats up to 106. sacramento, 94, albuquerque, 90. >>> when we come back on this monday morning, restaurants tried to cash in on all you fantasy football players. >>> plus, the white house is ready to roll out another plan to help struggling homeowners. can this one
. >> reporter: a group of friends who planned to spend the week in this house is now on the road to canada. >> we're heading back to >> reporter: 18 hours? >> yes, straight. >> reporter: today, the one road off the island was a slow-moving mess. >> they won't let us stay. >> reporter: the storm is fearsome and still forecast to but state officials worry it >> there have been times when people have sworn to us it's not going to touch us and within three hours it's right on top of us. bottled water, generators and 300,000 peoples to north carolina and massachusetts. >> we could see watches and warnings continue to move up the east coast. that's why it's so important for residents to have an evacuation plan ready to go if the orders are called for. >> reporter: fema says residents from north carolina to maine should look out for storm surge. a moving wall of water that could do terrible things to low-lying areas, highlighted here in blue. this is cape cod. in the path of earl, and home to half a million summer residents. the winds have started to pick up. and the waves are certainly telling u
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into the system, get clothing, get water. then they would head out and go north to pennsylvania or canada. >> reporter: welcome to the queen city. >> we have people that are moving here to retire and seeking employment and fiving jobs and creating a vital way of life. >> both of my interests have been met in this area. i can walk down any street 24/7 and not feel afraid. >> reporter: it's all about history. >> you can come through the mountains to get here. it's well worth it. it does seem like we're at far ends of the spectrum but we're not that far away. >> reporter: car ride, trolley ride, train ride. art, beautiful buildings and always has the welcome mat out. i want to talk to ed here. you really built this city that we should all come to it. >> we welcome. >> reporter: what is it about the heart of cumberland? >> it is a flashback in time where people care about one another. your blood pressure drops and it is a comfortable place to be. >> reporter: i have the mayor here. hello, mr. mayor. you have been mayor for ten years. >> i have. >> reporter: i remember coming back here with ge
's planned to spend the whole week down there in a vacation house are back on the road headed to canada. bill and his family were forced to abandon their two-week vacation and drive back to maryland last night. >> we rented a big house and they kicked us out of the house this morning. >> there have been times when people sworn to us it's not going to touch us and within three hours, it's right on top of us. >> fema is shipping bottled water, generators, and 300,000 meals to north carolina and massachusetts. labor day weekend is always one of the most busy boating weekends of the year in our area. so those who come out and they rescue boaters, they say this is always the situation, they are always ready. abc2 news, christian shaefer shows us how they are preparing for one worry. take a look. >> reporter: if you can't take the boat out of the water, the coast guard recommends you secure it with extra lines. that's what they have been doing with their vessels as they wait to see what hurricane earl might bring. coast guard officials hope you'll leave it right where it is. >> we recommend th
died as a result of this hurricane. one in new jersey, one off the coast of canada. it was due to rough seas. that was the big story as you look at the video coming out of block island. the good news is that earl is pretty much out of here. we still have active tropics. we're still in the peak of the hurricane season. two systems. a tropical low in the middle of the atlantic. it may reform into something. we're keeping an eye on it. closer to home, the one we're keeping an eye on. it's close to land. it's a low. it, as we track it, it sort of moves toward texas, the mexico border. all along texas, rough seas and heavy rains throughout the week. the great story? beautiful across the land. take advantage of it. 99 in denver. you could set a record. >> thanks >> thanks so much. more on your sunday outlook later in the show. bianna, a little "american idol." >> dan is paying attention now. here's the big story of the morning. the biggest drama comes at the end of the season usually. this season, there's plenty of it before the audition begins. the show that launched some careers is getting
combat challenge along with elkton's fall fest. they are coming from all over the country and canada for this. for more information go to the elkton fall fest. it is great, tomorrow and saturday. >> i don't know if you remember the hurd family. they live in bel air and their daughter was killed in an accident in florida. a truck driver was texting and hit her. her father has been really instrumental in getting texting illegal in maryland. >> a way to get married. >> another way to plan her wedding. parents were visiting. it's an annual run and walk, 5k in honor of not just heather but other people who have been killed on america's highways unnecessarily by stupid mistakes like texting while driving. if you would like to get involved they are a great family. it's a great community and it benefits a scholarship. harford community. >> if you have an event you'd like to see here on good morning maryland at 9:00 email us your event, your idea and your charity and we'll put it on it for you. >>> our show gets in the community. we raise money for charities. we're going out swimming for canc
, it will drag down cool air from canada but before it does that it is tapping into the tropics. and it's -- off screen now but there's a developing system that may get named later today, ride across florida the next day off in and could be up the coast and in maryland as a tropical storm with the name of nicole as we head on in through thursday. we'll be watching the potential for flooding. we'll get system one out of here, with still showers mid-afternoon in ocean city. and beaches. but watching the dry air, only for about a day. then the front tries to return from the south. watch the flooding rains and that yellow, orange and red shadings from the south. thursday we could see four to six inches of rainfall in maryland. no doubt flooding with that one. 79 today, we will end this potential severe weather threat and as we head through tonight in the 50s. heading through tomorrow, 7p 2. a cooler day and showers try to return tomorrow night but heavy flooding potential rains on thursday. we drop in the 60s but dry out this weekend. >> be careful in the eastern shore now. >> we're watching it all
of maine towards canada. we're live from cape cod, which got hit with driving rain, heavy winds and huge waves overnight. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. it is saturday, september 4th. as you mentioned, i just got back from iraq, where it was 120 degrees. and i come home to a tropical storm. >> bad weather follows you everywhere. >> it does. >>> also coming up this morning, we have the 911 tapes from the hostage standoff at the discovery channel this week. the tapes paint a picture of panic and hysteria. but also a methodical plan by police to take the gunman down. >>> plus, it turns out that labor day is a big shopping weekend, in the malls and online, especially if you're struck in with rain in the northeast. we'll show you how to find the best labor day sales on clothes to electronics. >>> we asked "gma" special contributor erin andrews to get into a car, going nearly 200 miles per hour. fortunately, she was chauffeured by a nascar legend. we're going to go live to her in just a minute. >>> we begin with the latest on earl, now a tropical storm, mov
. the pakistan international airlines jet left from canada. and made an emergency landing in sweden, after authorities got a tip that a passenger was carrying explosives. a suspect has been detained. but no explosives have been found. >>> the american hiker that was released from iran ten days ago has been with iran's president. sarah shourd made a dernell appeal to mahmoud ahmadinejad for release of her fiance, shane bauer, and their friend, josh fattal. >>> and the challenge of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. a judge in tacoma, washington, thinks that the air force should reinstate a nurse. the judge said the military had violated her constitutional rights. >>> and finally, the world's largest dodgeball game ever. over 1,700 students and coaches at the university of california at irvine blasted each other with 600 rubber balls. they smashed the previous record by 547 participants. there's a first look at the headlines. back to dan and ashleigh. >> good way to get your attention. >> well, we should try it some time. >> i hated dodgeball. >> i'm sure there's a lot to discuss t
. i'm guessing you're from calgary, canada, ma'am? >> yes, we are. hi, from calgary, canada. >> and you're visiting from? >> rome, italy. >> awesome. i hope you enjoy it. you're from the area. you'll show them around a little bit. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to talk about. we want to show you twitter pictures. look at the upper left of your screen. that's the first snowfall in the gauge on mt. washington, new hampshire. that's what you see. and the rest of the twitter picks, good sky shots. 2010 is on tie for the warmest global temperature on record. we continue to see the melting of the global sea ice. and we see in the deep south, this heat is really on. look at houston at 91 degrees. new orleans at 90 degrees. more fun from times square, the next half hour. robin? >> fun, indeed. all right, sam. >>> her parents, california governor, arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver. kept their children out of the spotlight. now, katherine schwarzenegger, in junior college, is going public with an issue that affects many women and girs, a negative bod
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
,000 people all in canada. earl is being blamed for one death, a man who drowned off of halifax while trying to secure his boat. >>> here's your labor day forecast. stormy in the middle of the country. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail, isolated tornados from minnesota to kansas. windy in the dakotas, montana and wyoming. heavy rain across southern texas. showers in the pacific northwest. >> 60s in seattle, billings and fargo. 71 in salt lake city. 81 in colorado springs. mostly 80s across the midwest. 78 in boston. and 88 in atlanta. >>> it looks like the san diego bay is getting a visit from the pirates of the caribbean. >> people in southern california enjoying the festival of sail this labor day weekend. more than a dozen tall ships from around the world have san diego. >> visitors can explore those vessels, take a little bit of entertainment and food, and even go for a ride around the bay. that ain't a bad way to spen the monthly day weekend at all. >> it would be tough to fit one of those in those bottles. it's tough anyway but something like that is difficult. >> more after this. stay
the pier, splitting it in half. the majority of the east coast, from north carolina, to canada, is either under a tropical storm watch or a hurricane watch. rhode island, virginia, maryland, massachusetts and north carolina, all under states of emergency, following hurricane earl. to be ready, fema is sending 400,000 liters of water, 300,000 meals and 54 generators to ft. bragg, north carolina. and over 162,000 liters of water, 213,000 meals and 41 generators to massachusetts. there will be wind and waves and water on virginia beach for a while longer. but the big -- well, the big concern will be eastern massachusetts, cape cod and that coast of maine. george? >> okay, sam. thanks. >>> we're back at the smart screen right now. we want to use google earth to give you a little better sense of the winds being created by this hurricane and the storm path. the highest force winds are that purple, about 100 miles per hour, right near the eye of the storm. then, it spreads out to tropical storm winds in the gray and yellow. you see as we move up the coast, as sam was saying, when you get up to m
? >> canada tomorrow. london after that. russia after that. and back to london. >> i'm getting tired just hearing about it. >> thank you for making time for us. >> we'll have stephen colbert here tomorrow. >> see you then. have a great day. >>> 8:56. sun outside. you can almost feel the sense of warming. it's going to warm up in a big time hurry. it's up to 70 in aberdeen. lagging behind. mid- to upper 60s from westminster, ellicot city to arnold. we are looking at clear skies, warm wind from the southwest. that's going to pump up heat and get us up 10 degrees above normal today. not nearly as chilly overnight. we had the full moon this morning by the way. we should settle back into the mid-60s. last look at traffic, here's kim. >> traffic continues to be quite the headache on the top side of the outer loop. causing big problems from 95 southbound from the white marsh boulevard area. broken down boat still continues to break a hold-up. two center lanes on the outer loop at harford road. give yourself lots of extra time. perhaps avoid the area altogether. we have the accident, 70 westbound
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